Cross breeding plants is a time-tested practice for producing hybrids with higher crop yields. But finding the plant parents with the genetics that will generate the best hybrid takes time. Hi Fidelity Genetics says its artificial intelligence approach speeds up the... Read more »
Machine learning startups are trying to establish a deeper presence on Wall Street.
The latest move comes from Aiera (pronounced like “era”), a New York- and Boston-based company that announced today it took in $3.5 million in seed funding. Flybridge Capital... Read more »
Scott McCorkle, one of Indiana’s more seasoned software executives, is back in the startup arena with MetaCX, a High Alpha-backed company focused on “customer success” software.
MetaCX launched last week with $14 million in seed funding led by Los... Read more »
Amid warnings over potential dangers of facial recognition, Jacob Sniff is still bullish on the technology.
His Cambridge, MA-based facial recognition software startup Suspect Technologies has closed on an $810,000 funding round co-led by billionaire investor and “Shark Tank” star Mark... Read more »
Let’s catch up with the latest innovation news in Texas.
—Two Texas startups have been named to the inaugural 2019 cohort of the LaunchPad Lift program, which is organized by Blackstone LaunchPad and Techstars. One of them, Lazarus, is a Texas... Read more »
There’s at least one major pharmaceutical company that isn’t giving up yet on finding a drug for Alzheimer’s disease, despite a long trail of clinical flops. Eli Lilly is pairing up with AC Immune to develop drugs that block tau, a... Read more »
Foodies in New York City may not realize it, but some of the tasty kale, bok choy, and other leafy greens they buy trace their origins to an industrial park in New Jersey. The produce grown by indoor farming startup Bowery... Read more »
Synergy Pharmaceuticals has spent years looking for a buyer. The developer of a struggling drug for two types of chronic constipation finally has one—now that it’s gone bankrupt.
New York-based Synergy (NASDAQ SGYP) cut a deal on Wednesday to sell... Read more »